Keshena, WI has two wildlife schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, the highest ranked school in this group with a wildlife program, has a total student population of 9,209. It is the 1450th highest ranked school in the USA and the 19th highest in the state of Wisconsin (#1 is University of Wisconsin-Madison).
Wildlife students from Keshena schools who go on to become wildlife technicians, wildlife biologists, foresters, wildlife managers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 7,530 people working as fish and game wardens alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $54,950. Also, Zoologists and wildlife biologists make on average $60,670 per year and there are about 17,460 of them employed in the US today.
Keshena lies in Menominee county, which is one of the 34 counties in Wisconsin. Overall, the Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area has 72,110 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.8% unemployment rate, $16.22/hr average worker wage, and a $33,740 average annual salary.
Of the 2 wildlife schools with a 100-mile radius of Keshena, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point comes out as the most expensive ($9,238/yr) for wildlife students, with Bay de Noc Community College as the lowest, reported at only $4,918/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Keshena|
|Green Bay||WI||101,191||7||25.235||199||40.4 miles|
|Wisconsin Rapids||WI||-||1||14.8847||67||67.8 miles|
|Fond du Lac||WI||42,100||2||22.0044||202||77.6 miles|